Street name for dextromethorphan (DXM).
- Red ear syndrome
An unusual type of head pain in which the ear becomes red and burning. Attacks may be brought on by triggers such as touching the ear, heat, chewing, drinking, coughing, sneezing, and neck movement. May be associated with migraine, irritation of the third cervical root, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or thalamic syndrome. It may also occur […]
- Red eye
Also called conjunctivitis. Redness or irritation of the conjunctivae, the membranes on the inner part of the eyelids and the membranes covering the whites of the eyes. These membranes react to a wide range of bacteria, viruses, allergy-provoking agents, irritants and toxic agents. Viral and bacterial forms of conjunctivitis are common in childhood. The leading […]
- Red jungle fowl
Gallus gallus, the ancestor of domestic chickens.
- Red Raspberry (Raspberry ketone)
a widely eaten berry that has also been used for medicinal purposes throughout history. It is not know why red raspberry may have health benefits, but it may be due to antioxidant or muscle relaxant properties. Red raspberry has been used to relieve symptoms of gastrointestinal conditions, heart problems, menstrual discomfort, easing labor and delivery, […]
- Red yeast rice
Rice that has been fermented by the red yeast, Monascus purpureus. Red yeast rice has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine. More recently, it has been used to lower blood lipids, including cholesterol and triglycerides. It acts to lower cholesterol because the red yeast Monascus purpureus inhibits the action of HMG-CoA reductase, an enzyme […]